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Qualification name BTEC National Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2021
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This qualification gives post-16 learners a practical introduction to real Engineering. It can be taken alongside A-levels, BTECs or other Level 3 courses. You will study ten units over two years, Eight units are internally assessed (coursework) and two are external exams. Entry requirement is a minimum of a grade 5 in Physics and Maths at GCSE. Students who take the course have a great range of reasons for choosing it. Most students take the course alongside Product Design as they compliment each other well. A level Engineering does not require any previous experience in the subject. Successful students find reasonable success in Maths and Physics, but may wish those subjects were more practical. They may also have a desire to be more creative.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Minimum of five grade 4s at GCSE including English and/or maths. In addition, a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE Science or two of the three separate sciences. However, there is an opportunity to retake maths and English if a level 4 grade has not been achieved in Year 11.

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We are proud to offer an internationally recognised true Engineering course. Students get the rare opportunity to use full Industry standard Equipment and resources afforded to our new dedicated Engineering Department. The objective of the course is to connect the subjects of Physics and Maths with the cutting edge design and manufacture processes used in the world around us. Often seen as a Double award alternative to Applied Science, the course is essentially a practical application of Physics and Maths. Manufacturing Engineering can be taken alongside other qualifications to support courses in technology or Science.

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Name Mendip Studio School
Address Knobsbury Lane
Writhlington
Radstock
BA3 3NQ
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